CURRIE, Thomas
(Service number 64888)

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Date 20 March 1886 Place of Birth NZ

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Morven, South Canterbury
Occupation Farm labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs Matilda CURRIE (mother), Morven, South Canterbury
Religion Presbyterian
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Date 18 November 1931 Age 45 years
Place of Death Cromwell
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 33, Plot 315A
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Thomas Currie was the son, probably the youngest child, of Thomas and Matilda (née McClintock) Currie. Thomas was drawn in the seventh ballot in 1917. He died just five months after his father and is buried with his parents in the Timaru Cemetery.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 May 2019]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [13 May 2019]; Waimate Daily Advertiser, 9 May 1917 (Papers Past) [29 April 2018]

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